Carli Manchester, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Professional Educational Studies

Carli graduated from American College of Education with her doctorate in Leadership with a focus in STEM.  Carli was born and raised in Ohio.  After graduating with her Bachelor's degree from University of Toledo in 2005, she and her husband, who is also an educator, moved to Charleston, South Carolina where she has served as a middle school math teacher and instructional coach for the past 15 years.  Dr. Manchester also received her Gifted and Talented Certification from College of Charleston (2006), M.Ed. in Secondary Administration and Supervision from Charleston Southern University (2010), Cognitive Coach Training (2012), and Competency-Based Education Certification from MIT (2019). Dr. Manchester is part of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honors Society. In her leisure time, Carli enjoys spending time with her husband and kids at family barbecues, outdoors, swimming, riding bikes, and playing sports. Carli is extremely excited to return to ACE as a member of the ACE faculty family. 

Education

  • Doctorate in Leadership/ STEM
    American College of Education
  • Master's in Secondary Administration and Supervision
    Charleston Southern University
  • Bachelor's in Middle Childhood Education
    University of Toledo

Research Interests

STEM Education, Leadership, Servant Leadership, Professional Development in Math an Science, Competency Based Learning, Problem Based Learning 

Program Affiliations

M.Ed. in Science Education Master of Education

Now more than ever, we need educators like you. Our fully online M.Ed. in Social Science Education is designed to help you acquire advanced knowledge in the field of social science, so you can teach at the secondary or college level. Delve into the range of issues related to human interaction within society by exploring sociology, psychology and human development. Understand the theories and standards that shape our current understanding of human engagement and use that foundation to identify the patterns that could affect future ways of thinking.

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M.Ed. in STEM Education Master of Education

This program will help you empower students to think like scientists. It was designed in conjunction with The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) and Accelerate Learning and offers a holistic overview of historical and current issues impacting integrated science education while cultivating research-based strategies to improve student learning.

25

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M.A. in Elementary Teaching Master of Arts

The Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching degree is designed for those who want to be elementary teachers but have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields. By building a solid foundation in elementary education, you’ll earn a master’s degree and be prepared for a career of working with young learners.

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Certificate in Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education Certificate

This program is designed for those who want to be elementary teachers but have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields. By building a solid foundation in elementary education, it will prepare you for a career of working with young learners.

24

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